Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021

  • The Japanese Version of the General Procrastination Scale: Factor Structure Differences in an Asian Population

    Miki Nomura, Joseph Richard Ferrari

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 160-164
    Received: 25 August 2021
    Accepted: 14 September 2021
    Published: 26 September 2021
    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to assess the Japanese version of General Procrastination Scale (J-GPS) previously created by Hayashi (2007), with a large, varied sample of Japanese adults. The paper-and-pencil surveys were distributed to Japanese people who lived in the large-, medium-, and small-sized cities who lived in Japan. Participants were re... Show More
  • Self-perception as an Inclusive Victim of Oppression, Intergroup Emotions and Support for Resistance to the Victimization of Disadvantaged Outgroups

    Gustave Adolphe Messanga, Kelvine Aristote Youmbi, Hermann Kevin Ekango Nzekaih

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 165-177
    Received: 31 August 2021
    Accepted: 23 September 2021
    Published: 29 September 2021
    Abstract: The literature on collective victimization indicates that individuals who experience victimization very often engage in resistance behaviors in order to change their current or past situation. This resistance is likely to generate conflicts with the oppressors. Numerous works are interested in this aspect by emphasizing the role of the main actors ... Show More
  • Self-reported Fear, Psychological Inflexibility and Opioid Dose in Relation to Pain

    Brandon Alton Scott, Thomas Barnes Virden III, Krista Perdue

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 178-182
    Received: 1 October 2021
    Accepted: 20 October 2021
    Published: 29 October 2021
    Abstract: Within the past two decades, research on the treatment of chronic pain with opioid medication has attempted to understand the complex relationship between psychological factors, subjective pain experience, and prescription opioid use. Specifically, fear and psychological inflexibility factors have been explored in relation to both pain sensation an... Show More
  • Rejection Sensitivity on Social Networking Sites: How It Differently Impacts Late Adolescents’ Positive and Negative Affect

    Liqin Liu, Ping Ni, Beibei Yang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 183-191
    Received: 7 October 2021
    Accepted: 25 October 2021
    Published: 30 October 2021
    Abstract: Rejection sensitivity online was prevalent among adolescents that was potential risk factor for affect. The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between rejection sensitivity on networking sites and sentimental responses through self-assesion and self-esteem respectively and the sequential mediated effect both of them, the research ... Show More